For a breezy place to camp and trails to explore, head on up to the “Forgotten Coast” and track down Ochlockonee River State Park outside of Sopchoppy.
Alligators are in abundance along the La Chua Trail at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that we saw some of them mating.
Florida is dry. Downright crispy. And these conditions make it easy for fires to spark and spread. Have you noticed smoke in your neighborhood lately? I’ve seen it for weeks here in Ocala – first from the big fires in the Okeefenokee Swamp, and now drifting in from fires more local to us. Before you …
It’s one of the easiest trails to find along US 19 in Florida – right across from the Crystal River Mall. Churchhouse Hammock is part of Crystal River Preserve State Park.